Meeting the Screenwriting Skills Gap: Evolving Innovation in the British Film Industry Through Mental Health & Disability Equality

In February 2022, MDC’s Professor Jason Lee was awarded a £120,000 British Academy Innovation Fellowship. As Principal Investigator, Jason is working with the film director Terry Bamber, to identify and address a major problem in the film industry’s recruitment and training practices. Jason is the author of The Psychology of Screenwriting, and a number of other notable media texts.